How Much Do You Remember About the TV Western, Cheyenne?

By: John Miller
Estimated Completion Time
3 min
What sort of TV program is "Cheyenne"?
crime drama
Western
"Cheyenne" is a Western drama that aired from 1955 to 1963. It's still one of the most famous TV shows of the era.
sitcom

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What's the name of the leading character in "Cheyenne"?
Maggie May
Lou
Cheyenne
Cheyenne Bodie is the big cowboy who graces the screen in "Cheyenne." He's right at home on the frontier, romancing the ladies and battling evil.

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What is Cheyenne Bodie doing with his life on the Old West frontier?
making hamburgers
serving up justice, frontier style
Bodie is a no-nonsense guy who helps deliver justice to an unruly region. He's a little like Superman, but without a cape or red boots.
smuggling moonshine

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In an episode called "Renegades," Cheyenne is assisting peace negotiations with a tribe of Indians but a _____ interferes and make the situation more dangerous.
hippie
colonel
An Army colonel who despises Indians interferes with Cheyenne's peace talks. If he can't quiet the waters, there might be war.
duck

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What happened to Cheyenne's parents when he was still a young boy?
killed by Indians
Cheyenne grew up hard. His parents were killed by Indians when he was just a boy.
drowned on the Titanic
suffocated in a tragic pudding disaster

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Who cared for Cheyenne after his parents were killed by Native Americans?
Indians
After his parents were killed during an Indian attack, the boy was stranded. But Indians took pity on him and helped raise him to adulthood.
a crooked gold miner
a Wall Street broker

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In "The Angry Sky," Cheyenne is chasing a killer, but things go wrong. What happens?
Cheyenne develops pneumonia.
The killer falls off of a cliff.
Cheyenne is wounded.
The killer wounds Cheyenne, and he's a sitting duck on the frontier. But a beatiful woman helps him to safety.

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In "The Long Search," a young Sioux boy helps Cheyenne look for what?
a lost boy
A 10-year-old boy is missing, and Cheyenne sets out to find him. He'll have a young Sioux boy to help him on his mission.
Easter eggs
his lost childhood

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Indians killed Cheyenne's parents. How does he feel about Native Americans?
He respects Indians.
Cheyenne is a wise man who understands human nature. He doesn't hold a grudge against Indians even though one tribe killed his parents.
He hates all Indians.
He's not terribly bright and he's constantly confusing Mexicans for Indians.

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In "Satonka," Cheyenne witnesses the death of a man, and Indians say it was caused by _____.
rabid rabbits
a folk monster
The Indians are superstitious, telling Cheyenne that a creature called Satonka killed the man. It's up to our hero to sort through the odd turn of events.
hepatitis

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In "The Vanishing Breed," which animal's existence is at stake?
giraffes
bison
All across the West, bison are being killed in massive numbers. Cheyenne takes up the political cause of saving the species but gets more than he bargained for.
mice

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In "Standoff," Cheyenne helps defend a beleaguered village against ____.
a swarm of bees
rabid coyotes
an angry outlaw
An outlaw is incensed that two of men have been killed, and he plans to vent his rage against the village. But Cheyenne will do everything he can to stop him.

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A criminal convinces a blind man that Cheyenne is guilty of ____ in "Dark Decision."
credit card fraud
murder
The blind singer doesn't know any better -- so he allows himself to believe a criminal who says that Cheyenne committed murder. But of course, he is guilty of no such thing.
graft

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Cheyenne is arrested for murdering which person in "Wanted for the Murder of Cheyenne Bodie"?
his dog
himself
A convict's family is out for revenge in this episode. They concoct a devious scheme that convicts our hero of murdering … himself.
his wife

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In "Man Alone," Cheyenne comes across a robber who is suffering from _____.
liver damage
amnesia
Our hero finds a man who is suffering from amnesia. But Cheyenne is pretty sure the guy helped rob a cattlemen's association.
herpes

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In "Devil's Canyon," some aggressive fortune hunters are looking for what valuable item?
turquoise earrings
silver spoons
diamonds
The fortune hunters are anxious to find buried diamonds. First, they need Cheyenne's help in finding their way through Devil's Canyon.

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In "Johnny Bravo," Cheyenne's friend really likes the daughter of a local rancher. What's the catch?
The woman is deaf and blind.
The woman's father wants Cheyenne to court her instead.
Cheyenne's friend is sweet on a local rancher's daughter. The catch? Her dad wants Cheyenne to be her boyfriend instead.
The woman is a priest.

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Why is a lynch mob angry with the man in Cheyenne's custody in "The Last Comanchero"?
He put rattlesnake meat in the soup.
He ate all of the sarsparilla ice cream.
He sold guns to Indians.
A man sells guns to local Indians, and the locals are none too happy about it. Unless Cheyenne can stop them, they'll hang the man high.

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A deputy is convicted of a crime in "The Quick and the Deadly," and he tries to convince Cheyenne that _____.
He can't tell right from wrong.
He did it for the money.
He was framed.
Behind bars, the deputy tells Cheyenne he was set up. And Cheyenne is pretty sure he's not lying.

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A schoolmaster shoots an outlaw in "Incident at Indian Springs." Then what happens?
The students get a pop quiz.
The outlaw is served for lunch.
The outlaw's brothers show up.
The schoolmaster is justified in blasting the outlaw … but his brothers want revenge. It's up to Cheyenne to save the day.

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Which famous Old West figure does Cheyenne encounter in "Gold, Glory, and Custer - Prelude"?
Wyatt Earp
Billy the Kid
General Custer
Cheyenne is hired to guide General Custer and his men into the Black Hills. But Custer isn't looking for war -- he wants gold.

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In "Gold, Glory and Custer - Requiem," what does Cheyenne witness?
the killing of Custer's men
During this episode, Cheyenne is accused of desertion. But he's the only witness to what happened during a battle in which most of Custer's men are killed.
a live birth
a dirty bomb explosion

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In "The Wedding Rings," a tyrannical man demands what from local villagers?
their wedding rings
A criminal terrorizes a Mexico province. He demands that local villagers give him their wedding bands, but Cheyenne will put a stop to the madness.
their first-born sons
their happiness

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In "Apache Blood," Cheyenne must rescue a man who was captured by _____.
Indians
Cheyenne sets off to rescue a man who was kidnapped as a boy. But the man realizes that maybe the ways of whites are not for him.
vampire bats
Communists

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Joe Baker invites Cheyenne to catch ____ in "Mustang Trail."
hell
wild horses
Baker pitches the idea of catching horses for profit. But Baker gets sick, leaving Cheyenne to do the dangerous parts.
a cold

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An innocent man is sentenced to die for which crime in "Cross Purpose"?
vandalism
adultery
murder
Capt. Robert Holman runs from the Army and stands accused of murder. Cheyenne sets out to prove that he's innocent of killing another man.

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What amazing discovery does Cheyenne make during "Legacy of the Lost"?
He's Ironborn.
He's part unicorn.
He may be a rich man's son.
Cheyenne learns that his real name may be John Abbot, who is related to a very, very wealthy man. But in the end, it's not to be, and it's a good thing.

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A woman's cattle are killed by _____ in "Winchester Quarantine."
common cold
Texas cattle fever
Texas cattle fever is a parasite that infects blood cells and often proves fatal to livestock. Cheyenne must stop a desperate rancher from infecting other herds.
malaria

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Amarillo Ames asks Cheyenne to help him drive cattle to Dodge City. Then what happens?
Cheyenne shoots Ames.
Ames drops dead.
Ames wants help with his cattle drive … but then he dies, leaving Cheyenne in charge. Our hero has to take control of the situation even though the odds are against him.
The cattle go on a rampage, killing everyone in sight.

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In "Retaliation," why are the townspeople happy that the local bank is robbed?
They hate the banker.
In this episode, the locals are happy that the bank's been robbed … because they despise the banker. They don't want Cheyenne to catch the perpetrators.
They are anarchists.
They prefer Bitcoin.

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